Huawei’s Honor 3C to enter Lankan market

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1.5 million reservations received in 36 hours Huawei Honor 3C will soon be launched in Sri Lanka according to a reliable source within the industry. Sri Lanka will only be the second country post Taiwan to launch the new smartphone series in the South Asian Region. The device also received over 1.5 million reservations in 36 hours since its first launch announcement last quarter. “Being known as a successful model that received over 8 million reservations at the pre-order state in Asia, Huawei Honor 3C will create a new experience within the Sri Lankan market,” according to a company spokesperson who remained to be anonymous when contacted for a statement regarding the same. The price is not announced yet, but the Honor 3 will be attractive and affordable for anyone who is hunting for better performance and fed up with traditional smartphone brands,” he added. Huawei Honor 3C Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual stand-by) has Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7 Processor, Mediatek MT6582 chipset and Mali-400 GPU, Capacitive 720 x 1280 pixels, 5.0 inches touchscreen, 16M colors, 4 GB internal storage and 1 GB RAM, microSD, up to 32 GB, 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash back camera with Geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection and 5 MP front Camera, Wi Fi, GPS and 3G. With IP57 water and dust protection and powered by 2,300 mAh battery capacity. The device will be of ideal use for the young corporate according to many online reviews. Earlier this month Huawei Smartphones gained a 19.6% market shipment share in Sri Lanka Q4 this year with an increase of 4.1% market shipment share from Q3. This was according to the Sri Lanka Mobile Handsets Market Review, 4Q 2013, March 2014 release. Huawei in Sri Lanka is marketed by the exclusive national distributor Singer Sri Lanka, and has obtained the number two market position within a very short span of time.